Rachel Ravel and Olivia Caridi in RACHEL UNRAVELED

Rachel Ravel

(Co-Creator, Writer, Rachel)

Based in NYC, Rachel is pursuing her degree in acting at Fordham University Lincoln Center. University credits include The Electric Baby, The Great American Novel Project (world premiere) and Top Girls. Rachel has performed regionally with the Hangar Theatre in The Golem, The Velveteen Rabbit, and Oh Oh You Will Be Sorry! (world premiere). Other film, television, and web credits include Love’s Labour’s Lost (2016), Glass, Little Miss Perfect, "Murder Made Me Famous" (Reelz), and "Tuff Boys" the web series.

Austin Spero

(Co-Creator, Writer, Spatterman)

Austin is a NYC-based theatre artist pursuing his acting degree at Fordham Lincoln Center. University credits include "Master Harold" ...and the Boys, Cockfight, and Salamander (with Primary Stages). Austin has performed regionally in Journey to OzThe Velveteen Rabbit, and Oh Oh You Will Be Sorry! at the Hangar Theatre. TV: "Eastbound & Down" (HBO).  

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Olivia Caridi

(Marie Claire)

Olivia Caridi is the co-host and producer of Distractify Live, one of the leading shows on Facebook Live which highlights unique people, places and experiences. She also models in the fashion and lifestyle divisions at MSA and maintains a food reviewing blog, Flicks and Food New York. You may have seen her on season 20 of ABC's "The Bachelor," and before her experience on reality television, she worked as a television reporter and anchor for NBC and Fox in Tri-Cities, TN/VA.

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Jon Rua

(Gus)

Jon Rua’s talents have crossed all mediums from Broadway & TV/Film to Concert Work & Music Videos. Credits include Broadway: Hamilton (Hamilton u/s,Charles Lee/Ensemble), Hands on a Hardbody (Jesus Pena), In The Heights (Sonny & Grafitti Pete) Off-Broadway: Hamilton (Charles Lee/Ensemble), Kung Fu (Matthew, Fung Fung, Barry), Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Mace u/s),Damn Yankees (Encores!). Regional: Old Globe’s Somewhere (Alejandro-Craig Noel Leading Actor Nomination), Bring It On The Musical (Twig-World Premier), La Jolla’s Hardbody (Jesus), Muny’s West Side Story (Chino). Film: Fall to Rise (Magic) TV: Law & Order. In addition, Jon has danced for Mariah Carey, PHISH, Don Omar, Jackson Harris, Soulja Boy, as well as commercial ventures for Target, BillBoard, Puma, Reebok, IBM, Panasonic. 

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William Youmans

(Dad)

Film: BIRDMAN, EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE, A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN, MRS. SOFFEL, NADINE, COMPROMISING POSITIONS, FRESH HORSES.  TV:  THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL, SEPARATE BUT EQUAL, PRIVATE HISTORY OF A CAMPAIGN THAT FAILED (Peabody Award), 666 PARK AVENUE (recurring), LAW AND ORDER, L&O SVU, NYPD BLUE, THE EQUALIZER; SPENCER FOR HIRE.  Broadway: Original casts: WICKED, THE LITTLE FOXES (w. Elizableth Taylor), THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION (Aaron Sorkin), BIG RIVER, TITANIC, BAZ LUHRMANN's LA BOHEME, FINIAN'S RAINBOW (revival), BRIGHT STAR (Steve Martin), PIRATE QUEEN (Boublil and Schoenberg of Les Miz).  Also BILLY ELLIOT.

Maria-Christina Oliveras

(Jaclyn)

Broadway: Machinal (Roundabout); Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Jacobs). Off Broadway: Romeo and Juliet (Public); Here Lies Love (Public); Pretty Filthy (The Civilians); Zorba (City Center Encores); 24 Hour History of Music (St. Ann's Warehouse); And Miles to Go (PCP); Reading Under the Influence (DR2); Night Sky (BPAC); The Really Big Once (Target Margin); After (PCP); Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Public); Selected regional credits: Amelie (Berkeley Rep); HLL (Williamstown); January Joiner (Long Wharf); Boleros for the Disenchanted (Huntington); Fabulation (Baltimore Centerstage); Macbeth (Hudson Valley Shakespeare). Film/Television Credits include: Manhattan Night, St. Vincent, The Humbling, “Nurse Jackie,” “Law & Order: SVU”; Education: B.A./Faculty-Yale University; M.F.A.-NTC; Charles Bowden Actor Award. Associate Artist of The Civilians; Member of Partial Comfort & Actors’ Center Workshop Company. Albums: Here Lies Love; Pretty Filthy.

 

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Jennifer Dinolfo

(Audition Girl)

Jennifer Dinolfo is a BFA Musical Theatre major at The Boston Conservatory. She recently worked at The Hangar Theatre as an actor in the 2016 Lab Company and was cast as an ensemble member of the Hangar's MainStage production, "In The Heights!" Her favorite credits include: Ben Cameron's Broadway Sessions (Laurie Beechman Theatre: NYC), Holes the Musical (The Boston Conservatory), Ghost (The Boston Conservatory), Legally Blonde (Vivienne at Harvard University), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Rona), Hairspray (Tracy) and Legally Blonde (Paulette). Currently, Jennifer is a voice student of Lisa Sheldon and she studies with Lindsay Mendez in NYC. 

Billy Recce

(Lead Writer)

Billy's musical, Balloon Boy: The Musical, has been performed at the 2014 International Thespian Festival, the Kraine Theatre, Monarch High School, Colorado and in the 2015 NYMF, for which he was the youngest writer to ever be admitted into. He is the winner of the 2014 VSA Playwright discovery award and is a Long Island Scholar Artist. His plays have been performed at the Kennedy Center, the Cherry Lane Theatre with Young Playwrights Inc. and the 2014 NYSTEA conference. In addition, his other works extensively cover social justice, and have been recognized by the United Nations, as well as performed at various venues and social justice events across New York. Most recently, his music has been heard at the Duplex, Tune-in-Time (for which he is also the youngest writer to ever be a part of) and the York Theatre Company's “Songs To Pop Balloons To: The Music of Billy Recce”. He is currently a sophomore in the Fordham Lincoln Center Playwriting Program.

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Isaac Himmelman

(Director)

Isaac Himmelman is a writer and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from UMass, Amherst.

Ryan Harrington

(Director)

Ryan Harrington is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker, editor, comedian and voiceover dude.

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